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Speaking out

January 25, 2021   When I read the full text of U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural address, I was somewhat bored because he repeated all too often the explanation of “democracy” and the call for...

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January 18, 2021   In the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea convened its eighth congress January 5 through 12. WPK Chairman Kim Jong Un read the party’s activit...

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January 18, 2021   Ahead of U.S. President Joseph Biden’s inauguration on January 20, former Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell was named to take the new post of coordinator for Indo-Pacif...

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January 14, 2021   The world witnesses turbulent events. In the year that opened with deviant behaviors in the United States and China, the international community faces an extraordinary crisis. T...

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January 12, 2021   Another awful court ruling has come in South Korea. On January 8, the Seoul District Court ordered Japan to pay 100 million won (about $90,000) to each of 12 former comfort wome...

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January 12, 2021   The United States developed and began to use novel coronavirus vaccines in less than one year after the outbreak of the infection. Through the unprecedentedly fast vaccine devel...

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December 28, 2020   A focus of discussions regarding Japan’s fifth Basic Plan for Gender Equality decided on by the cabinet on December 25 has been a system allowing married couples to use differe...

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December 28, 2020   It is too timeworn to follow media’s year-end practice of selecting and commenting on the world’s 10 biggest news events of the past year. If I were to select only the biggest ...

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December 21, 2020   Is South Korea under President Moon Jae In qualified to join a club of liberal democracies? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a plan to invite India, Austra...

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December 21, 2020   Novel coronavirus infections have continued a spread, forcing the Japanese government to suspend its Go to Travel campaign as a pillar of its economic stimulus package to cope ...

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